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Intake Specialist- Per Diem- Evening

  • Requisition # 2024-142446
  • ShiftEvening
  • StatusPer Diem


“Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.”

Come join our Amazing team here at Hackensack Meridian Health! We offer Scheduling Flexibility, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and much more!!!

The Intake Specialist obtains patient information via telephone interviews with patients, their families or other referral sources. Consults with clinical staff to provide a provisional level of care (LOC) recommendations and schedules patients for that LOC evaluation. Enters intake information into the computer system and makes every effort to provide the patient with a smooth and efficient entry into Carrier Clinic.


  • Answers all telephone inquiries promptly and provides pertinent information regarding inpatient services to patients, families and referral sources.
  • Enters accurate and complete patient data (demographics, insurance, and clinical information) into the computer system. 
  • Triages patients for level of care in consultation with clinical staff.
  • Schedules patient appointments and provides assistance in all aspects of patient intake.
  • Cross-trained to perform registration, financial counseling, and other tasks when needed.
  • Requests medical records and other clinical information from professional referral sources prior to patient's evaluation
  • Initiates patient call backs.
    Provides reassurance and support to the patients, families and friends in order to reduce anxiety levels associated with the admissions process.
  • Serves on hospital committees as appointed. 
  • Follow up with patients to complete paperwork not signed during the admissions process.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


  • High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/ university in social work, psychology, nursing or related field.
  • One year behavioral health care experience.

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Awards We’ve Received


US News & World Report 2023

- HUMC - #1 Hospital in NJ & #5 in NY Metro Area


US News & World Report 2023

- Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital - #1 Children’s Hospital in NJ


US News & World Report 2023

- JSUMC - #6 Hospital in NJ


2023 & 2022 Magnet Designations

for 9 HMH Institutions


Newsweek 2022 Best Hospitals USA

- HUMC - #57


Newsweek 2022 America’s Best Addiction Treatment Centers

Blake Recovery Center at Carrier Clinic - #2


Diversity Inc. 2023

Top Hospital and Health Systems


Becker’s Hospital Review 2022

- Top Places to Work in Healthcare


At Hackensack Meridian Health, we help our patients live better, healthier lives – and we help one another succeed. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how our team members support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we’re ready to transform health care and advance our mission to serve as a leader of positive change.


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